Wallabies, wallaroos, and kangaroos all belong to the same family of marsupials and macropods, and they all go by different common names. As a rule, wallabies are smaller than wallaroos and kangaroos. The Tammar wallaby has kidneys that are effecient in excreting excess salt, allowing them to drink sea water.
- Conservation StatusLeast Concern
- Life span11-14 years
- Body sizeless than 18 in.
- Native habitat Savanna, forests of southwestern Australia
- DietSucculent plants